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Geto Boys‘ Scarface has revealed he is on dialysis resulting from kidney failure, a results of problems from COVID-19.
The rapper gave an replace on his well being in a Zoom chat with Willie D that was uploaded to YouTube this week.
“I am glad to be alive,” Scarface admitted, simply earlier than saying he relapsed after going to the hospital. He first talked about his coronavirus diagnosis on March 26.
“I fought COVID double bilateral pneumonia — each lungs — and kidney failure in my home,” he defined. “I went again to the hospital. I simply received out of the hospital Monday [April 20].”
Displaying Willie D his dialysis port, he stated, “That is my new lifeline.”
“I gotta change my total weight-reduction plan, I gotta do dialysis 4 days per week, three hours a day. That is taking all my blood out, cleansing it and placing it again in my physique,” defined Scarface, who says he didn’t have any kidney points earlier than testing constructive for COVID-19.
Describing the signs he is skilled preventing the virus, he stated: “I could not hold meals down, I could not get snug, I could not sleep, I could not keep woke, I couldn’t breathe. It was the worst time of my life.” He additionally misplaced “in all probability 30 kilos.”
“Hanging on that string of loss of life makes you actually respect life,” Scarface stated. “I used to be inches away from loss of life.”
See his full replace — wherein he discusses how he is doing and in addition stresses how a lot his disagrees with Georgia beginning to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic — under.
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